My Monday Metrical Musings #39

Muscle memory The body is builtBe it skinny or fatEvery stitchEvery itchTo never forget The body hasThe perfect memoryEvery flinchEvery singeBurned into its anatomy I learned of thisA while agoWhen an innocent questionCaused my being to convulse.I thought I had forgottenSomething that happened Back when I was only just a child. But my body Its … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #39

“Three Wrongs Do Not An Essay Make” – How one memory derailed my writing plan

An editor approached me a couple of months back, asking if I would share with her readers my journey as a dad with a special needs child; in particular the period following my son's official ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) diagnosis. My first thought was: "Ok, sure. That diagnosis happened more than two years ago so … Continue reading “Three Wrongs Do Not An Essay Make” – How one memory derailed my writing plan